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Latest Aina Blankson Jobs Vacancies in Nigeria January 2022

Aina Blankson is an innovative full service law firm leveraging on the creative minds of its team of diverse specialists to meet clients’ interests and exceed expectations. We are a leading global law firm with distinctive world-class standards.

IT Administrator

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The IT Admin shall be responsible for managing the Information Technology resources of the firm in line with the vision of the firm.
  • These resources include tangible investments like computer hardware, software, data, networks and data center facilities, websites, vendors, and SLAs, as well as all social media of the firm and its affiliate organizations.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall IT Service delivery of the firm and affiliate organizations
  • Leveraging the Microsoft Cloud in solving business needs
  • Plan, create, and deliver training for the IT technical support team as well as other teams within the organization to bring them up to speed in using IT tools for the company’s business.
  • Drawing up IT Policies and Procedures.
  • IT advisory to Executive management
  • Managing all IT Projects, IT Incidents, changes and Problems
  • Overseeing IT Infrastructure & Support service delivery
  • Managing IT Vendors, Contracts and SLAs
  • Coordinate website design and administration including all social media platforms
  • Ensure regular backup of documents and system passwords internally and virtually
  • Ensure the office telephone lines including the intercom are working at all times
  • Ensure regular distribution of newsletters and publications to clients and relevant contacts of the firm.
  • Manages the biodata of the firm’s clients and patrons for possible greetings and event commemoration
  • Develop, document, communicate and enforce a network technology policy
  • Responsible for the installation and configuration of new software and hardware, including the server network, devices, and firewalls
  • Responsible for monitoring system performance, IT system operations, and storage utilization
  • Plan ahead for necessary hardware or software upgrades to support system growth
  • Manage user accounts and assets, assigns and updates security permissions on the network according to security policy
  • Provide support with escalated technical requests
  • Lead a team of technical support personnel coordinates with different departments.

Qualifications and Experience

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Computer Science, Information Science, Information Systems, or related field
  • Working experience of IT operating systems (Windows, Exchange, and Citrix)
  • Advanced knowledge of networking and distributed computing environment concepts
  • Sound understanding of the principles of routing, firewalls, client/server applications (MS Exchange), Active Directory, Group Policy, VPN, Microsoft administration
  • Experience with troubleshooting and issue resolution principles, methodologies, and techniques
  • Team management and problem-solving skills, resourcefulness, strong organization skills, and initiative.

Competencies Required:

  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Ability to deal with complexities
  • Good understanding of software and database management system
  • Knowledge of installing IT hardware and software.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2021.

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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 Legal Associate

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Energy Practice is a new addition to the Practice Area of Aina Blankson. Our mission is to become an internationally competitive Practice, with expertise in Oil and Gas, Power and Renewable Energy.
  • Our Energy Practice is focused on exceeding the expectations of clients.
  • We seek to have some of the most diverse range of experts who are dedicated to clients’ objectives and visions. Resourcefulness, creativity and innovation are central to the work we do.

Who we are looking for:

  • As this is a newly established Practice area of the Firm, we are looking for a lawyer with the right qualifications, experience and character.
  • Who you are is as important as what you bring to the Firm.

The Opportunity
This position offers an exceptional career opportunity to a talented lawyer with two to three years’ experience working in an Energy Practice. As a professional member of our Firm, your initial responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • You will be responsible for the implementation of Energy projects to which you are tasked.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring the Practice and its affiliate/s are registered with all companies and agencies so as to allow it to effectively function in Nigeria, other parts of Africa and internationally.
  • You will be responsible for drafting legal documents and advising clients on a range of Energy related issues.
  • You will be responsible for developing client relationships and utilising those relationships in such a way as generates revenue for the Firm.
  • You will be responsible for liaising with affiliates of the Firm in the area of capacity building, and project implementation.
  • You will be responsible for drafting bid documents for Energy projects.

Education

  • Our ideal candidate must have a minimum of a 2:1 (Second Class Upper) Law
  • Degree from a credible University, ideally completed within the last five years, or seven years if you have a Post Graduate degree.
  • You should have at least two years, but not more than five years post qualification experience.

Experience:

  • You must have at least two years’ experience working as a lawyer at a reputable Energy Practice.
  • You should have advised clients on contractual, fiscal and regulatory issues in Energy law.
  • We would prefer a candidate that has been involved in upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas projects within Nigeria.
  • Any involvement on international Energy projects would be an advantage.

Essential Skills:

  • You must be hard working, disciplined, very attentive to detail and accountable.
  • You must be able to work on your own initiative and deliver timely on projects.
  • You must have a track record of successful completion of projects in the Energy sector.
  • You must be willing to commit your time and efforts to the success of the Practice.
  • You must have exceptional research, writing and presentation skills.
  • You must be physically present in Nigeria and reside in Lagos.
  • You must have strong business development and acumen.
  • You should be creative and innovative in your approach to problem solving.
  • You must be able to articulate legal opinion in person and in writing.
  • You must be professional and highly motivated.
  • You must demonstrate an understanding of the Energy Industry within Nigeria and beyond.
  • You must be very confident and able to effectively communicate knowledge, ideas and legal opinions to clients, colleagues and directors.
  • You must be enthusiastic about Energy Law and the industry at large.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Talent Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Talent managers at ECP oversee the business affairs of performers, actors, musicians, writers, and athletes.
  • We are looking for an esteemed talent manager to oversee the business dealings of various talents.
  • The responsibilities of a talent manager include searching for talents, signing clients, and negotiating deals. You would also book gigs for clients and demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • To be successful as a talent manager, you should understand what it takes for talent to succeed, have a keen eye for talent, and be able to establish trust in order to sign clients. Ultimately, a high-quality talent manager has great business acumen and excellent presentation skills.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and presenting pitches to potential clients.
  • Evaluating talent.
  • Conducting auditions.
  • Conducting research on potential clients and prospective brand partners.
  • Creating marketing strategies to promote clients.
  • Negotiating prospective business deals.
  • Securing and marketing gigs and performances.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Management, or a related field.
  • Experience working with talent.
  • Excellent pitching abilities.
  • Entertainment industry knowledge.
  • Ability to network and maintain professional relationships.
  • Strong marketing knowledge.
  • Available contacts in the industry; at radio stations, television/media houses

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Human Capital Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are seeking a dynamic, highly structured Human Capital Manager to provide full-cycle Human Resources support across all aspects of our business.
  • The role is critical in executing our people initiatives, providing a great internal employee experience, and driving HR functional excellence.
  • The successful candidate will quickly establish him or herself as a person that can be trusted to consider all relevant stakeholder views and interests and offer thoughtful suggestions.
  • The successful candidate will not bring a copy and paste mindset instead, he/she will be excited to “reinvent the wheel” as often as needed to accomplish our very ambitious

Education

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Law, Social Sciences or any other related field from a reputable institution is essential for this role
  • A professional certification in Human Resource Management is desirable for this role
  • An MSc /MBA in a related field would be an added advantage

Experience:

  • The ideal candidate will possess proven experience in HR leadership positions within fast-paced organizations. International exposure in a well-structured organization would be an added advantage. 

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Head, Investment Banking

Location: Lagos
Nature of Employment: Remote/Virtual (Full-time)
Department: Investment Advisory and Corporate Finance
Report to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains a corporate, individual, and government client base.
  • Researches, analyses, and interprets financial information and market trends.
  • Develops financial models to analyze deals and offers to determine viability and profitability.
  • Offers expert advice on investment tactics and methods.
  • Secures and arranges mergers and acquisitions on behalf of clients.
  • Buys and sells investments, stocks, and trusts on behalf of clients.
  • Develops thorough knowledge of regulatory and legal issues in the financial industry.
  • Assists clients with restructuring large debt obligations by negotiating agreements with financial institutions and government agencies.
  • Identifies innovative business opportunities to help clients expand and grow,
  • Guides clients through expansion of corporate or personal enterprise to maximize profits.
  • Works with clients to determine amounts of capital needed to meet business goals, and identifies markets or products from which to raise capital.
  • Prepares legal and financial documents to complete purchases, investments, and acquisitions.
  • Consults with lawyers and other financial experts as necessary to ensure legality and the best possible outcome for new deals.
  • Driving the budgeting, financial planning and investments processes throughout TMC’s network and collaborates with the Firm’s local and international partners on network transformation.
  • Developing and analyzing key business metrics to help guide decisions.
  • Participating in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.
  • Managing relationships with partners/vendors.

Requirements and Skills

  • B.Sc / MBA / M.Sc
  • Professional qualification -CFA/ICAN/CIBN
  • At least 8-10 years proven experience in the role or relevant roles.
  • Demonstrable competence in strategic planning and business development.
  • Proven track record in data analysis and performance/operation metrics.
  • Strong financial modelling, report writing and analytical skills
  • Experience in fundraising projects.
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Sound presentation and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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